Trayvon Martin

 

 

Age: 17

 

Summary: Florida student who was shot to death by a Hispanic neighborhood watch volunteer identified as 28-year-old George Zimmerman (who claimed self-defense, although some evidence points to Zimmerman as the aggressor) while on his way home from a convenience store, in which the case has sparked national outrage because nearly a month later police had not arrested Zimmerman.

 

 

Cause of Death: Gunshot wounds

 

Born: February 5, 1995

 

Died: February 26, 2012

 

Location: Sanford, Florida